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passive discrimination we recognized the possibility of million dollars dollars that our city spent for goods and services for economic semilose we passed a law that represented our city long-standing commitment to justice that foster a strong network of small businesses in san francisco as a local enterprise law now helps our small businesses offset higher costs of operating in or city when it works our city's contracting process keeps tax dollars at home for san franciscans the reformed package we have have flovenl you have you it helps to establish a no long run 40 percent san francisco's first program to make good faith
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effort from construction contract under $400,000 and professional contract under $100,000 before opening the process to non-lbe's and it at 20 to $40 million and expands the projects that require a agreement to be approved by the board of supervisors and in certain industries that allows small businesses to participate in the lbe program to foster partnerships between established contractor and local businesses thank to the many actors it took a lot of effort from the departments as well as small businesses and i want to take a moment and thank our geocommittee for their support. >> thank you supervisor avalos. >> thank you just a question
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that was raised recently by some contractors with the city as related to architect addressed engineers i think they were looking for language it would be in here for contractors that get a better shot inclusion in this legislation and i wanted to ask the author what the discussion has been if there's a possibility for that inclusion and some other version that can come forward at a at a later date. >> your leafing us has there been anyone in legislation to bring up that issue. >> first of all, i appreciate that question in the final dies to the full board i want to say a few things there was a contention to consider braegd architects from the category of architects i'll say at this point, i'm not adverse interests
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not an analysis or data to understand how seriously problems there are although we've heard anecdotal evidence of issues we've decided to ask the city administered to convene a working group to work together a gadget data specifically to look at the situation is of architects versus engineers and at the end of that time period the zoning administrator low provide an analysis and make recommendations open whether there should be additional categories for example, to cart out architect and set that aside as a specific category in indicating committee no one said they're interested but if you're interested i'm sure that our zoning administrator naomi kelly will be taking recommendations that come out a month from now
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to potentially turn that into chapter 14. >> i'll foul. >> thank you, colleagues take this item same house, same call? passed on 7 first reading. >> madam clerk. >> item 46 was recommended a resolution to approve a contract between the city golden gate and sunset for refuge collection needing $40 million for the term of november 30th through 2020. >> colleagues, same house, same call? this resolution is adapted. >> next item. >> item 47 and 48 were considered by this land use committee on monday november 24th they've forwarded those items and 47 was recommended as the same title to
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have the city provide electrical service to new developments. >> supervisor wiener. >> thank you, mr. president. >> colleagues this legislation provides san francisco public utilities power enterprise with the first right of refusal to provide clean hetch hetchy power to new private and public developments in san francisco i'm pleased the sierra club and the league of conservation voters have enforced the legislation i want to thank supervisor breed for co-chairing the legislation and supervisor kim so far adding her name and supervisor yee has stone shown an interest it provides the puc with the authority to be the power provider when it makes economic and environmental sense to do so for nearly a century or
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century the public utilities commission has provided clean power such as the muni and san francisco international airport ate the hospital and police and fire stations our jails and city hall etc. the power that the puc provides is clean and one hundred percent green house gases free in a place where global warming is looming so we need to move towards a clean energy future it's not enough to talk about it we have to do it we can do it here with this legislation there are many benefits to electrical service including local control and lower rates and promotion of renewable and clean energy and greater transparency and
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accountability expanding the point of interest enterprises retail customer base instead of selling it we'll provide much needed revenue for the puc's system and our street light system that's a huge deferred infrastructure needs and the retail power is sold at three to four times as wholesale puc estimates 10 meg wauts was the it residence the net revenue so if the puc were able to increase the retail sales of electricity by one hundred megawatts that will generate $40 million in new revenue that could be reinvested in the system including our street light system puc's power enterprise facilities currently have massive deferred maintenance in the hundreds of dollars of thousand of maintenance in hetch
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hetchy and locally in our street light system we've seen the result off our deteriorated street light system where is the puc didn't have the revenues to modernize the system if we want to keep this amazing unique asset and clean energy as well as our street light system the puc needs morality customers currently the puc sells a huge amount of electricity into the wholesale market anothers dromoreduced watts rates we should be selling that this provides the puc with the first right of refusal to be the power provider by selling hetch hetchy ohio power to public and private promotions to the city entitlement it provide puc with the authority to first conduct
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the study and where it deems it arena or large housing project or a large project etc. so by doing this we'll stimulate the generation of more clean energy because the incurring energy that is currently purchasing the hydro electrical power will have to find other sources to that meet their stating portfolio and move san francisco towards our stated goal for the board of supervisors on having a purely renewalable system by 2030 >> colleagues i've received a number of communications and meetings with groups and the chamber of commerce that are concerned about the ability to choose a power provider and, of
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course, this board strongly supports this unanimously the power sf program a choice and competition are good things i hope we'll move and the power sf will become a reality the majority of san francisco doesn't have one provider they can use and we have another provider that has to go through the same rated process that provides the rate power and the transbay center and the tjpa recently decided to go with the puc has it's power provider we've heard concerns about reliability and the puc is a reliable power provider to our airport or the general hospital for years the power has gone out
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there so colleagues, i ask for your support of this important legislation which will move us in a positive direction in terms of climate change and as well as addressing those are power needs in our system. >> thank you, supervisor wiener. >> supervisor tang thank you, supervisor wiener? an interesting proposal as you mentioned on many entities don't have a choice to some of the questions come up from the private entities that may fall under this i guess this set up here i think that folks have raised concerns about not having the choice so i wonder in the the city attorney or you, you
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can respond. >> sure first i want to thank andreas for doing terrific work in move forward this forward under the charter the puc has significant latitude in making choices about under which circumstances to provide power so under the cheater we're not allowed to micromanage the agency in terms of telling it when it should be providing power we're authorizing them to have the first first right of refusal we can't take the next step by saying you can do this project with you in the that one so the puc in conversations with me and beaumont they don't want for example small developers night to the efficient for them to be the provider for the small development they want a larger development the puc has been
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clear they're not interested in force ably becoming the provider if they're a strong section and harden kelly has been clear they like to work with people collaboratively and so do that those are the constraint and perhaps mr. john gibner, deputy city attorney in her. >> john gibner, deputy city attorney briefly following up on what supervisor wiener mentioned the california decision provides that municipalities have the authority to provide the power that powerful power under the chapter is that the puc and board can by this ordinance limit the puc's authority and i think commissioner lee fairly described it as the board can get into the management of how
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the puc makes decisions about how to provide power and how. >> if i may therefore if we say you can only do that my understanding is that that would violate that chapter. >> supervisor tang. >> thank you. i want to say that the answers the original version contained a clause saying there could be only upon mature agreement this set up can happen but it was taken out. >> yonl i don't believe that was in there there was a request that was inserted and we've determined we couldn't do so so therefore we did not. >> okay any further discussion. >> colleagues let's take a roll call on item 47.
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>> supervisor mar supervisor tang supervisor wiener supervisor yee supervisor avalos supervisor breed supervisor campos president chiu supervisor farrell supervisor kim there are 10 i's ordinance is an on the first reading. >> ordinance to allow for height for hospital mechanic equipment with regard to height and making the resolution. >> colleagues, same house, same call? this ordinance is passed. >> for the supervisor to introduce new business supervisor mar. >> colleagues, i have a couple of announcements this coming saturday is a small business saturday, i want to encourage
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residents to join green apple books in district one shops small and shop local really support our small businesses who are the backbone the community aaron monday i'll be joining superintendent carranza society kevin truett and the high school marching band and students from the tenderloin community school and many others in celebrating celebration the whole week of activities open the city hall steps on 10:00 a.m. on monday please join us along with leaders from our parents to students but especially the advocates and educators that promote inclusion as a goal of our education programs and support for students in quality
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education with our diverse whether march due to disability or social economic status or preference or religious practices we've learn about our differences that recent part of on effort i know that president sandy fewer are promoting an ethnic requirement that is happening soon and supervisor yee's and supervisor kim and myself also advocated for that over the years with the city hall's i'm pleased as we support n president fewer will be promoting that as well as other kaerlts so join us on monday on the city hall step and next thursday december 4th is the accommodating shopping goal please join us a lot of the
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vintage stores on clemente and all the other shops will be utilize december 4th lots of bargains and sales and free drinks and food please join us on clemente street on december '41 more item december 5th at the senior center holding their holiday crafts fair there's jazz, citizen hypothetically la and dance party i'll be with them please join us the rest i submit. >> thank you supervisor mar supervisor tang. >> today, i'm introducing legislation for interim controls for massage a places in our city
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several years ago we passed sales force standards for massage establishment and unfortunately, that bill created huge loopholes throughout the state of california in zoning and permitting of massage permits basically what happens t is the currently massage establishment must be through a conditional use permit, however, those through the state are able to bypass our controls in turn as created problems in september ab 47 was passes is to correct some of the loopholes and remove their restrictions on land use controls this is important so communities were actually through this bill given the authority to enact different
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reformed and the department of public health more effectively regulated the establishments we've been working with dpw and our planning department with the abdomen an 47 as we work to codify ab 47 in our local health care we want to make sure we have interims in place the rest i submit. >> thank you commissioner chan supervisor wiener supervisor yee commissioner white. >> supervisor avalos. >> thank you. i have a few items for introduction so the first item calling for a hearing on pg&e's negotiations with the city with the public utilities commissions a
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complaint in 9 city attorney's office that pg&e has unreasonably denied service to the city because pg&e has a monopoly on power and distribution in san francisco they're required to be an open access provider they've transferred hetch hetchy power to the terms of interconnection that's power generated by the city but transported on per diem lines it exteriors next julia year ago the city requested a new negotiation but per diem has refused to negotiate in good faith they've trying to force the city to put in several new equipment that's been in place for decades technologically e pg&e is trying to get the city to pay for services the city paid for years ago it appears that pg&e is trying
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to undermine those negotiations or trying to take advantage of the city last month the city attorney filed a complaint a complaint that alleges that pg&e has unreasonably denied service to san francisco so i'm calling for a hearing to hear an update on the complaint we've received help if the deputy city attorney on this effort i'd like to hear wla what are the option pg&e with our option are if pg&e refuses to act in good faith and continues to have our hetch hetchy flow i'm introducing legislation from our children's fund this is legislation trailing legislation that is creating a oversight advisory committee that was contemplated in the charter
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agreement we want to make sure as we're drafting and working with community groups in the children's services community and the children that receive the services there's sufficient oversight to the functions of the defense counsel w f so this oversight committee will replace the citizens advisory committee that is working with pc w f the goals of the advisory committee as set out in the committee to review the policies of dcwf for the recommendations regarding outcomes for children's services and the evaluation of the services and accommodating systems and funding and program improvements and capacity building and service providers and community engagement and planning and elevating services and leveraging dollars for the fund i used to serve on the citizens
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advisory committee about 12 years ago i found it to be a great experience how they function but there wasn't enough leverage and power influence that the committee members needed to provide the guidance this new body will go do that the goals of the working groups are could create a structure body to offer advise to the oversight and advisory committee and do so around the best practices and the evaluation and design and plans and policy and this policy follows the charter and brings the timeline of those two bodies and membership i know that supervisor yee has been instrumental in working with the community to develop those bodies as well and i want to
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thank him for his work and the work of his office and his staff member jim low let's see sorry colleagues i'm also two years ago, i helped to create a body with the support of the resolution creating the born station citizens advisory committee the community has been in place for too years and still has lots of development and plans around how to enhance the circulation of traffic in the area around the balboa park station it needs to get done and goals of the community of the maintenance at the facility but also the carbarn and the housing in the upper yard at the bop station the resolution extending the
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live it is an span of the citizens advisory committee so far two more years and like many of you colleagues, i was very struck last night the reaction of the grand jury in missouri and the reaction around the country to what appears to be police who had used explosive force in killing a young man mike brown there's many people i'm sure you're aware of that are unsettled this country is divided about that issue the result of the grand jury report i think leaves many people with the sense that justice has not been served i have a resolution i'm still drafting i've put it 0
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together and resolutions can be submitted up to 12 noon tomorrow but the resolution is call on the federal government and the attorney general to do a civically lawsuit against the missouri police department i believe interests great support for doing something like that around the country especially in ferguson, missouri but we know that with the demonstrations that were happening around the country had a significant impact showing our nation has much healing to do and justice being served and the federal government stepping in can help with the process or else i expect we'll see more unrest i recall 2002 when the ruling coming out in los angeles for the rodney king the beating by
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the pd there were riots in los angeles but happening in san francisco i worked downtown at this point, i was taking the bus home i recall a crowd unthrough san francisco breaking windows around union square that went down mission street and van ness street as well as at that point, i building many cities are at risk because people are not being severed with just as what happened at 22 or 24 years ago 1992 that the federal government don't step in and provides oversight and do weigh in on the civically go violation that clearly occurred with the law pd in 1992 and the ferguson police
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the st. louis police department this is still in draft form would love our support and sponsoring the rest i submit. >> thank you supervisor avalos. >> supervisor campos. >> thank you mr. clerk it is with great sadness i'm asking for a memorial for enrique he came to california about 15 years ago from mexico he was a proud native son of mexico city and put down roots in san francisco only one by one one in the family of many brothers and sisters to be living across the brurd in the u.s. he lived his life with courage and humility
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when times were hardening restrict would go in his car or moved from couch to couch he moved between fields and restaurant he worked apartment or multiple jobs none of this kept him in unleashing his good spirit in a neighborhood in a city i loved over the past decade he was involved with struggles and trumpets in the mission district leading the charge when it comes to immigration rights and spreading the seeds of cultural and the funding member a worker owned catering cooperative he was a major force between our eviction organizing neighbors to fight back

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